Public Information Meeting - SR 70 Widening
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm

Location: Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 14605 59th Avenue East, Bradenton, Florida 34211
More information below under November 29, 2018 heading.

November 29, 2018

Financial Project IDs: 414506-2-22-01 & 414506-2-32-01, SR 70 from Lorraine Road to CR 675 (Waterbury Road) – Appointed Officials Notification for Public Information Meeting

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, is holding a public information meeting for the SR 70 from Lorraine Road to CR 675 (Waterbury Rd.) Project Development and Environment (PD&E) study in Manatee County. We invite you to attend the meeting anytime from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at the Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 14605 59th Avenue East, Bradenton, Florida 34211. A copy of the project and meeting location map is below for your reference.

The meeting will feature an open house format with a continuous video presentation. People attending the meeting may review project displays and aerial photographs, and speak one-on-one with project team members about proposed improvement alternatives for the study corridor.

FDOT is sending notices to all property owners located within 300 feet of the project limits, and to interested parties. FDOT welcomes and appreciates the community’s participation in the project. The meeting gives everyone an opportunity to express their views about the proposed improvements.

The meeting is developed in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact David Turley at (863) 519-2255 or at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. Additional information can be found on the project website at

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. §327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 14, 2016 and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and FDOT.

Project and Meeting Location Map

If you have questions about the project or scheduled public meeting, please contact Mr. David C. Turley, FDOT Project Manager. You may also visit the project website at

Marlon J. Bizerra, P.E.
District Environmental Administrator
Florida Department of Transportation, District 1
District Environmental Management Office
Tel: (863) 519-2250

January 12, 2017

DOT Update regarding widening SR70

CLICK HERE to read an update from the DOT regarding widening SR70 from Lorraine to CR675.